Nasoethmoidal meningoencephalcele

Case contributed by Professor Ali Hekmatnia


Intranasal mass and suspicious CSF rhinorrhea

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

There is a left nasal cavity mass with both CSF and herniated frontal lobe parenchyma within the mass with intracranial extension and bony defect of cribriform plate.

Case Discussion

Nasoethmoidal encephalocele is a rare entity and should be differentiated from other nasal masses. CT well delineates the bony defect and MRI shows intracranial extension and contents.

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Case information

rID: 65657
Published: 19th Jan 2019
Last edited: 19th Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

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